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Lathe Class Monitor Cruiser

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The Lathe Class Monitor Cruiser is a Cruiser class vessel of the Adeptus Mechanicus unique to the Calixis Sector.[1]

Like many Mechanicum ships, the Lathe Class specializes in aiding Explorator Fleets. The design was uncovered in the deep data-vaults of Het in the Lathe System during the Angevin Crusade. It differs from many Light Cruisers, with an emphasis on long-ranged detection and endurance rather than speed and manuverability. Operated correctly, it can operate without refit and resupply for decades.[1]

The Lathe Class eventually gave birth to a variant design known as the Secutor Class Monitor Cruiser.[1]

Technical Information

[1]

  • Dimensions: 4.2km long, 5km abeam
  • Mass: 20.9 Megatons
  • Crew: 35,000 mortals, 25,000 Servitors
  • Max Acceleration: 6G
  • Armament: 1 dorsal, 1 prow, 1 port, 1 starboard Weapons Batteries

Sources


Adeptus Mechanius Fleet
Battleships Ark MechanicusEmperorRetributionOberon
Cruisers Adeptus Mechanicus CruiserLunarTyrantGothicDictatorWar Barge
Light Cruisers Adeptus Mechanicus Light CruiserEndeavorEnduranceDefiantSecutorLathe
Escorts FirestormNovaGladiusSwordFalchionCobraHunter
Attack Craft Fury InterceptorStarhawk BomberShark Assault Boat
Transports/Landing Craft Macro TransportHeavy TransportLifter BargeConquesitus ArkCoffin ShipTitan BarqueKnight TransportInvasion LanderDrop-VaultDrop-keep
Support Craft Explorator VesselEradication ArkExplorator ArkGoliath Class Factory ShipMegiron Class Forge VesselGoliath Class Forge TenderCapacitar ShipSalvator ArkScavenger Scow
Planetary Aircraft Avenger Strike FighterLightning FighterThunderbolt FighterStorm Eagle GunshipVulture GunshipArchaeopterLysander Targeting Craft